Posts Tagged East Asia

South Korea holds off Japan 4-2

CORRECTS DATE AND YEAR TO AUG. 20, 2014 - Seoul's Jae Yeong Hwang (18) is greeted by teammates after hitting a solo home run off Tokyo pitcher Suguru Kanamori in the sixth inning of a International semi-final baseball game against Tokyo at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jae Yeong Hwang came through when his team needed him on Wednesday.

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Jackie Chan expresses shame over son’s drug arrest

In this June 14, 2010 file photo Hong Kong actor Jaycee Chan attends a premiere of his new film " Break Up Club " in Hong Kong. Action star Jackie Chan said he's ashamed and saddened over his son's arrest on drug charges and has apologized to the public. In a microblog posting Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, Chan said his actor son Jaycee Chan would have to face the consequences of his actions, but promised that the two would face the future together.(AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan apologized to the public Wednesday over his son’s detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he’s ashamed and saddened.

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Q&A: How 1 US factory owner fought cheap imports

This image released by Little, Brown and Company shows Beth Macy, author of "Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local - and Helped Save an American Town." (AP Photo/Little, Brown and Company, David Hungate)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Much of U.S. manufacturing has been decimated in the past decade by less expensive imports from China, but it didn’t necessarily have to be that way, according to a compelling new book by journalist Beth Macy.

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Wozniacki rallies for win at New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark rallied to defeat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 Monday night in the first round at the Connecticut Open.

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Philadelphia, Las Vegas roll in LLWS

Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis drives in a run with a single to right field off Pearland  pitcher Clayton Broeder during the first inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis had a bloop RBI single in the first inning to became the sixth girl to get a hit in Little League World Series history, and her Philadelphia team rallied in the sixth inning to beat Pearland, Texas, 7-6 on Sunday night.

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